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Baby Acne Treatment Dawsonville GA

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Carmina Feri Babao, MD
(706) 216-2771
5959 Highway 53 E Ste 100
Dawsonville, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1993

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Honorio Rowell G Bulos, MD
(706) 344-1411
5959 Highway 53 E
Dawsonville, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: North Georgia Med Ctr, Ellijay, Ga
Group Practice: Gilmer Pediatrics

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Carmina F Babao
(706) 216-2771
5959 Highway 53 E
Dawsonville, GA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Cherner Jay A MD
(770) 887-4616
1400 Baptist Medical Centre
Cumming, GA
 
Gallups Jeffrey M MD
(678) 746-5920
1100 Baptist Medical Centre
Cumming, GA
 
Dr. Carmina Feri Babao
(706) 216-2771
5959 Highway 53 E Ste 100
Dawsonville, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Honorio R Bulos
(706) 216-2771
5959 Highway 53 E
Dawsonville, GA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr.Ashley Oshields
(770) 386-3011
200 Bagwell Cir Trail
Dawsonville, GA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2000
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Medical Associates of North Georgia
(770) 889-7118
103 Mountain View Drive
Cumming, GA
 
Renee Latrease Waters, MD
(770) 205-7799
285 Elm St Ste 102
Cumming, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1989

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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